This 6-part series for kids ages 10 – 15 is designed to give basic mountain bike riding skills and let you try racing in a fun environment. Participants will learn trail etiquette, safety, basic climbing and descending techniques, and much more!

This bike series is organized and run by NCCP certified coaches who are also available to assist in creating training plans for those who plan on more racing. Sessions run from early May until late June (no session on Victoria Day). Additional information will be emailed once registration is complete.For questions related to registration please contact: Shea, Dirt Kids Coordinator


Pricing:  

Pricing is:  $135 ($85 for current NBR & SCA members). Parents are also encouraged to join the NBR club and assist with, or participate in, the races. Biking is a fantastic activity that can be enjoyed as a family. No experience or perceived skill is required. Registrations will not be accepted on-site.


2022 Schedule:

All sessions run from 6:30 – 8:00 PM.  Please do not be late to pick up your child.  Volunteers need to go home too! ***Parents must attend the first session for the bicycle safety check. ***April 25 – Bike check (parents must attend)

May 9 – Trail Etiquette, Braking, Shifting and Safety Position; Race #1
May 16 – Review of Braking and Shifting; Passing; Race #2
May 23 – No Class – Victoria Day
May 30– Ascending and Descending; Review of Passing; Race #3
June 6 – Review of Ascending and Descending; Cornering; Race #4
June 13 – Consolidating Skills; Race #5

Location:

  • Archibald Park – Meet at the north end at the bottom of the hill – Google Map info
  • Sutherland Beach Dog Walkers Parking Lot – first west road (Beef Research Road) after Attridge and Central Ave

For information on Kids Sport Funding, please visit:
http://www.kidsportcanada.ca/index.php?page=saskatchewan_how_to_apply

For information on the Saskatchewan Child Tax Credit:
http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/fitness

Equipment Requirements:

  • A bicycle in good working condition with two-wheels (no training wheels), hand brakes (no
    coaster brakes), and with a minimum of 5 gears. Bicycles not meeting these requirements will not be accepted for safety reasons.
  • Bike tune-up (completed prior to coming to the first session please)
  • CSA approved cycling helmet and a mountain bike in good running order.
  • Gloves (any kind will do) and eyewear
  • Water bottle holder with water (or small backpack with water)

Weather:

  • Please ensure your child is dressed appropriately for the weather. Spring weather can be unpredictable, and it can be quite cold if it is cloudy or windy.
  • Cancellations due to rain will be posted at: nbrcycling.ca/news by 5 PM.
  • Classes will end IMMEDIATELY upon thunderstorm activity (please be prepared to pick your child up in the event of a thunderstorm)

Air Quality Saskatoon

Last update: 07-08-21 15:00

Detector place: Clavet, Saskatchewan, Canada

AQI Level

88

NO2: 2 O3: 16.9 PM2.5: 88

4.4 m/s

1001 hPa

50 %

26.2°C